'''‘Chris Ryan’''' Military Medal|MM
(born 1961, Rowlands Gill
) is the pseudonym of a former British Special Air Service|Special Forces
operative and soldier turned novelist Colin Armstrong.
Ryan came to public prominence for being the only member of the eight-man Special Air Service|SAS
mission Bravo Two Zero
to escape, during the Gulf War|First Gulf War, 1991
He has subsequently written many books covering both fiction and non-fiction. Chris Ryan also publishes a very successful Extreme series which was first serialised in e-book form. This includes ''Hard Target'', ''Night Strike'' and ''Most Wanted'', which will be published in December. His other books include ''The One That Got Away'', ''One Good Turn'', ''The Kill Zone'', ''Killing for the Company'' and ''Osama''.